Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the 2022/2023 Lead and Galvanized Steel Water Service Line Replacement Project; which consists of the replacement of approximately two hundred eighty (280) lead and galvanized steel water service lines will be received by the City of Batavia - Public Works Dept., 200 N. Raddant Road, Batavia, IL 60510 until 10:00 a.m., local time, October 4, 2022, and then publicly opened and read aloud at the Batavia City Hall – City Council Chambers, 100 N. Island Avenue, Batavia, IL 60510 at 10:30 a.m., local time, October 4, 2022.
All GENERAL CONTRACTORS issuing a BID are strongly encouraged to attend a pre-bid meeting, which will be held at 1:00 p.m., local time, September 14, 2022, at the Batavia City Hall – City Council Chambers, 100 N. Island Avenue, Batavia, IL 60510.
The complete digital 2022/2023 Lead and Galvanized Steel Water Service Line Replacement Project bidding documents are available at www.eeiweb.com (click on the Bidding Information tab) or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital documents free of charge by inputting Quest Project #8281136 on the website’s projects tab search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of The City of Batavia negotiable U.S. Government bond (at par value) or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total Bid shall be submitted with each Bid.
Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project and that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
“Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA). Neither the State of Illinois nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract. The procurement will be subject to regulations contained in the Procedures for Issuing Loans from the Public Water Supply Loan Program (35 IAC Part 662), the Davis-Bacon Act (40 USC 276a through 276a-5) as defined by the United States Department of Labor, the Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act (30 ILCS 570), Illinois Works Jobs Program Act Apprenticeship Initiative, and the “Build America, Buy America Act” requirements as contained in the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Pub. L. No. 117-58. This procurement is also subject to the loan recipient’s policy regarding the increased use of disadvantaged business enterprises per 40 CFR Part 33, as amended. The loan recipient’s policy requires all bidders to undertake specified affirmative efforts at least sixteen (16) days prior to bid opening. The policy is contained in the specifications. Bidders are also required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in 41 CFR 60-4.”
The City of Batavia reserves the right to reject all Bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.
Bids may be held by The City of Batavia for a period not to exceed 120 days from the date of the opening of Bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the Contract.
The City of Batavia is an equal opportunity employer.
August 17, 2022 By Order of the City of Batavia
Kate Garrett, City Clerk